Incredibly rich and moist, these easy chocolatey cupcakes get a double whammy of tangy sour cream in both the cake and the frosting.
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As far as chocolate cakes go, this one is the ultimate in decadence, hence its name. The moist cake is hugged tightly by smooth buttercream, and thick blanket of ganache on top seals the goodness in with a kiss. There's no escaping this cake, so don't even try.
A flourless chocolate cake flavored with earl grey tea, lavender, and flaky sea salt.
With a name like Mississippi Mud Cake, there's no doubt that this dessert deserves to be included in Southern Living: Classic Southern Desserts.. It uses simple ingredients to create a densely chocolate sheet cake lightened by marshmallows.
There's everything to like about this emergency cake: moist, chocolatey, and mixed right in the pan.
A boozy, rich, chocolate stout-flavored pineapple upside-down cake.
Any easy adaptation of the classic German dessert that marries chocolate cake with cherries.
Bumpy Cake is a Detroit tradition. This moist, dark chocolate cake has a sweet layer of buttercream topped with a fudgy, almost caramelly chocolate frosting. It's ideal for chocolate lovers, and though it has three separate components that require freezer cooling to obtain picture perfect results, it's well worth the effort.
Note: Sift the flour before measuring it. About the author: María del Mar Sacasa is a recipe developer, food stylist, and author of the food blog High Heels & Frijoles. Behind her girly façade lurks a truck driver's appetite. Read...
This easy recipe makes a rich chocolate cake. If desired, add a sprinkle of chocolate chips to each ramekin before baking. Variations Orange-Chocolate Cake Add a few drops of pure orange oil to the batter before baking. Dairy-Free Use coffee...
With its layers of deeply chocolaty cake spiked with cinnamon and rum and a bright stripe of apricot jam running through the center, the Sachertorte is the most widely recognized Viennese pastry for good reason; this elegant cake is decadent and absolutely delicious.
Here's a quick-fix dessert that doesn't taste like desperation: chocolate cake prepared in a mug, in the microwave. With a consistency something like a steamed pudding, this chocolate cake might not rival a French chocolate cake in sophistication, but nonetheless holds its own as an easy convenience dessert. And should you find some ice cream or whipped cream to top it with, well, all the better.
This cake, with its tiers of moist chocolate cake refreshed with hazelnut liqueur and airy drifts of chocolate, Nutella, and toasted hazelnut mousse, transports me the memory of a small bowl of Baci in the living room.
Just right for birthdays or other special occasions, this Old-Fashioned Cake is a perfect balance of moist bittersweet chocolate cake and marshmallowy icing.
The Sachertorte is basically a dense chocolate cake layered with apricot jam and finished with a chocolate glaze. The Viennese generally consider the cake to be too dry to eat on its own so it is typically served with a dollop of schlag, or sweetened whipped cream, but if you ask me, I think it's just an excuse to enjoy a little more whipped cream.